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Lady Gaga’s Powerful Video About Sexual Assault
“You won’t know how it feels ’til it happens to you.”
This video contains graphic content that may be upsetting:
In this new video by Lady Gaga, brings new light to sexual assault, especially ones that take place on college campuses. This issue is very serious and upsetting to hear about but to experience it is a whole other ordeal. Three scenarios are highlighted – a women in a dorm room, a trans man attacked in a public bathroom, and two women roofied at a party. The song expresses that only a person who has gone through such an event can understand. Near the end of the video, the victims express their emotions by writing on themselves markers.
1 in 5 college women will be sexually assaulted this year unless something changes.
If you know someone or have been sexually assaulted know that you are not alone and there is always help available. The Saffron Centre provides counselling to those who have suffered from sexual assault, abuse, and violence.
We hope u feel our love&solidarity through the song & perhaps find some peace in knowing u r not alone through this film #TilItHappensToYou
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) September 18, 2015